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anguished (adj.)

late 14c., "full of anguish," past-participle adjective from anguish (v.). From c. 1800 as "expressing anguish."

updated on October 09, 2017

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Definitions of anguished from WordNet

anguished (adj.)
experiencing intense pain especially mental pain;
an anguished conscience
Synonyms: tormented / tortured
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